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Secondary alkyl radicals are prone to eliminate propene.

This type of radical elimination reactions occurs during the thermal cracking of long chain hydrocarbons.

Industrial Organic Chemistry, 3rd. Ed. K. Weissermel, H.-J. Arpe, VCH (1997)

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2-Octyl radical     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
1-Pentyl radical     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming
Propene     Reactions Using    Reactions Forming

Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
British A-Level Chemistry: AS
Cracking, Thermal
Decomposition by Heat (Pyrolysis)
Radical Cleavage

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